California Nuts - California's three-year drought may be changing the future of the state's agriculture. Farmers growing water-intensive row crops like tomatoes and plums are tearing up the plants and replacing them with nut trees. Walnut, almond and pistachio trees use less water than row crops and the market for California nuts is booming right now as demand grows around the world. Joining us to explain how California's drought is shaping the state's different nut growers are Bruce Lampinen, an almond and walnut specialist at UC Davis who specializes in water relations, Louise Ferguson, a University of California Cooperative Extension specialist in pistachios, and Jack Mariani, a walnut grower in Winters.
Drought Research - Prof. Lynn Ingram has historical perspective on drought and flood cycles in California. Ingram has written about tree ring evidence and the severe drought of 1580. We also talk about what tree ring evidence says about the drought we're in right now.
State of Downtown - CapRadio's Bob Moffitt will be live from the State of Downtown breakfast where the Mayor Kevin Johnson is expected to speak.
1,000 Places To See Before You Die - Author of the national bestseller "1,000 Places to See Before You Die" is speaking Tuesday in Sacramento. We'll talk with Patricia Shultz about the Second Edition of the popular travel guide that now includes 200 new entries and 28 additional countries.